Carolyn E. Clagett

July 5, 1928 ~ November 29, 2019 (age 91)


Carolyn E. Clagett, 91, of formerly of Milford, DE passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at the Atlantic Shores Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Millsboro. Carolyn was born in Lumberton, NJ, the daughter of the late Elwood and Carrie (Mills) White. She was a graduate of Palmyra, NJ High School. She trained for her nursing license at the Johnston School of Practical Nursing of Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore in 1976 and continued working full time as an LPN until 1981. She transferred to Baltimore County General Hospital, working from 1981 until 1986 when she and her husband Bill moved to Delaware. With the move, Carolyn started a new career direction, first working for Allfirst Bank (formerly 1st Omni Bank) in Millsboro from 1989 until 1997, then working for David Fetterman Insurance Co. in Milford as an office clerk from 1999 until retiring. Carolyn was an active member of the Berean Community Church in Milford; a member of the Christian Woman’s Club in Dover, the Milford Senior Center and did volunteer work at God’s Way Thrift Shop. In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years William E. Clagett in 2003.

She is survived by 2 sons Ralph Clagett, James (Jim) Clagett; one daughter Joan Mollock; 1 stepsister Marie Mizelle; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

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